Introduction

standard motors 1936Did you work at the Standard or Triumph – at Canley, Radford, Banner Lane, Northey Road, Allesley, Tile Hill, Western Avenue (London), Bordesley Green (Birmingham), Speke (Liverpool), Berkeley Square (London) or any of the associated sites/companies associated with Standard Triumph? If so, we’d love to hear from you to build a database of names associated with the Standard and Triumph company. Read More HERE. You may notice adverts on the site. You can help this site by clicking on them which supports the archive. Thank you.

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When in November 1965 when Ian Smith declared Rhodesia independence. It caused a crisis because Rhodesia supplied a large amount
The Phillips Trophy was an early works Trophy for team competitions at Standard Triumph. The 1931 inter-departmental Football Competition, for which
Charles Anstey who retired last month after 16 years' with Standard Triumph, was presented a wallet containing Premium Bonds by
A gold wrist-watch was presented to Margaret Clamp by her friends and colleagues in Engineering, Dept., Fletch. North. Margaret was
804 Gang are shown on this photograph marking the occasion of the last Triumph Herald off the line. The last

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LATEST POSTS

  • Rhodesia independence - When in November 1965 when Ian Smith declared Rhodesia independence. It caused a crisis because Rhodesia supplied a large amount of copper and tobacco to Britain.
  • The Phillips Trophy Pt1 - The Phillips Trophy was an early works Trophy for team competitions at Standard Triumph.
  • Charles Anstey - Charles Anstey who retired last month after 16 years’ with Standard Triumph, was presented a wallet containing Premium Bonds by his workmates in Heat Treatment.
  • Margaret Clamp – Engineering Dept. Tracing - A gold wrist-watch was presented to Margaret Clamp by her friends and colleagues in Engineering, Dept., Fletch. North.
  • 804 Gang - 804 Gang are shown on this photograph marking the occasion of the last Triumph Herald off the line.
  • Chris Edwards – Pollution Chemist - Chris Edwards  (29), an assistant pollution chemist at Fletch North, left Coventry to join Leyland Australia as a chemist.
  • My Standard Memories by Alan Evans Pt2 - The Canley and Fletchamstead areas were very busy every working day with thousands of people travelling to work at the Standard or other factories in the area.
  • My Standard Memories by Alan Evans Pt1 - I was born in Oldfield Road, Chapelfields in 1942. Many of the men who lived in our road worked at the Standard as it was only a short walk across Hearsall Common to the Canley factory.
  • George Parsons – Millwright’s mate - George Parsons (67), a millwright’s mate in Maintenance, Canley, retired after over 11 years’ service.
  • Sir John Black – to South America - This picture shows the departure by boat train from Waterloo Station of Sir John Black, Managing Director of The Standard Motor Company Ltd., who sailed recently from Southampton on R.M.S. Alcantara for South America.

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